More than a few hours in Tokyo’s fashion central (Harajuku) or hipper locales (Koenji and Shimokitazawa) will give you the distinct impression that, for one, good clothing just doesn’t come cheap here. “Vintage” shops sell clothing suspiciously resembling the kind you’d grab […]
Japan-based starving journalist, lover of the inexpensive out of not only necessity but also philosophical alignment. Born and raised in Georgia, John hosts The Japan Show Podcast, a reasonably balanced if woefully deadpan take on goings on in the Far East. Check it out at thejapanshow.com, or find John's scarcely-maintained personal site at john-matthews.net.